11-09-2011: Don Kemp
James Galloway Bell( 1840-1886) and Mary Catherine Mahan Bell(1841-1909) are my great grandparents. The family home was in Brooke Co WV. Sons Edgar,Thomas, Henry, and George. All lived and died in or around the West Virgina/Steubenville,Jefferson Co OH area. Their daughters Susan(Annie)Bell Carter; Clara (Jennie) Bell,Campbell; Minnie Bell, Kemp; and Mary( Maude) Bell, Carter spent most of thier adult lives in Portage County OH. James G.Bell parents were James K (1809-1877),and Catherine Fergerson, Bell(1803-1883). He was born in Washington Co PA. I have no information on his parents.